Brother Willie Windon was 70, and departed this life Thursday October 8, 2020 in Florence County. He was the uncle of Stacie Johnson and Souleika Johnson.
Funeral services are scheduled to be held at the Henry L. Jackson Memorial Park on Thursday October 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm. He will be laid to rest at the Graham Cemetery, Marion. Services will be live stream on the Jackson & McGill Facebook Page.
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“ Behold I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump, for the trumpeter shall sound and the dead shall be raised incorruptible and we shall be changed.”
Deacon Willie Dexter Windon Jr. the second child of the late Willie Dexter Windon, Sr. and Lou Pearl Moore Windon, entered into a fuller and richer life with God on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Florence, South Carolina.
He was a native and pillar of the Marion Community. He received his early education in the public schools of Marion County. He pursued a college degree at Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina. He was employed with the Pee Dee Community Action Partnership until his health failed. Through the agency, he was able to touch numerous lives in the Marion County Community.
Willie embraced the principles of Christianity in every aspect of his life. He was a faithful member of the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Sunday school Teacher, Bible Study Teacher and member of the Young Adult Choir.
While on his Christian journey Willie connected with the Saints of the Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, there he served as an usher. He also connected with the Faith Baptist Center, there he served as a male choir member before his journey lead him back to the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church.
Willie was an agent for change, serving his community in various capacities. His fraternal and community service included, but was not limited to : Mount Moriah Lodge # 18, Marion, SC, where he served as a Past Master, McDonald Consistory # 226 where he received his 33rd degree, and Bejilah Temple # 163, where he served as Illustrious Potentate. He was a recipient of many plaques and awards for his outstanding contributions.
Willie Dexter Windon Jr. was truly loved by his immediate family and by his extended family-to know him was to love him. His entire life was an out pouring of love and concern for his family and for others.
Survivors: Nieces; Souleika Johnson, Stacie Johnson, Vanessa Cross, Grand Nieces: Mikaylen Johnson Edwards, Adgera Johnson, Jalayah Davis, Kaleigh Hemingway, Aryn Edwards, Rhilyn Edwards, Grand Nephews: Kayvon Davis, Jase Hemingway, Capri Edwards, Yahoo Edwards, Sister: Lillie Ruth Foxworth, Aunt: Leila O. Moore, Josephine West (God Aunt), First Cousins: Stacie Moore-Bowens, Dorothy Golson, Nancy Harris, Carolyn Johnson, Alvin Windon, Ben Windon, Jr. Hattie Issac, Jeffery Windon, Jessie Windham, Jr. Richard Windon, Cleveland Windham, Jr, Henry Windham, Special Cousins: Anthony Windon, Kenney Fladger, Ora Susan Hughes, Yvonne McCarter, Peggy Cox, Odessa Gregg, Doris Francis, Sam Smalls, Jr., Jenese Ellerbe, Joseph Jackson, Johnny H. Smith, Special Daughters: Monica Felix, LaTisha McLeod, LaTricia Hughes, Vanessa Hughes, Shaniqua Alson, Shalise Bowens-DeShazer, Special Sons: Jireh Fladger, Fred Gause, Elijah Lesane, Alex Smalls, Warren Seabrook, Brandon Bowens, Stephen Bowens.
The family of Brother Willie Windon, in consideration of the current health crisis facing our world, nation, state and local community, has decided to hold a private 50 people or less, family only, funeral service for their loved one with private interment immediately following. While the Windon family would love to be surrounded by your presence, they acknowledge the health risks to family, church members, friends, and particularly to those who are most vulnerable to this disease, the elderly and those with chronic health conditions. What the family needs most at this time are your prayers and understanding. Thank you for your concern and cooperation.
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